[pet-ee-uh l-yool, -uh-lool, pet-ee-ol-yool]
- a small petiole, as of a leaflet in a compound leaf.
Origin of petiolule
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- the stalk of any of the leaflets making up a compound leaf
Word Origin for petiolule
C19: from New Latin petiolūlus, diminutive of Latin petiolus; see petiole
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